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He’d like to tell pollsters a thing or two, except for . . .

RE “Battle for Ohio heats up” (Page A1, Oct. 13): Wouldn’t it be interesting if no one gave an answer to pollsters? What would happen?

I’m not suggesting we stop cheering for any candidate, or attending a rally, or donating to a candidate, or even putting a campaign sign outside one’s house.

All I am wondering is: What would happen if we didn’t tell pollsters who we were going to vote for? Would every state become a swing state?

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All I know is that we vote by way of a secret ballot, and then all the ballots are counted, and the totals announced. Pretty ingenious to develop such a system for determining who gets to run things until the next elections, eh?

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Where does it state in the Constitution that we are obliged to tell people how we, as individuals, cast a vote, or plan to?

Burton Klein

Newton